McConnell thinks Garland as FBI director ‘fantastic idea,’ ex-adviser says

McConnell thinks Garland as FBI director 'fantastic idea,' ex-adviser says
Former chief of staff: Mitch McConnell thinks Merrick Garland 'fantastic' for FBI
However, McConnell infuriated Democrats by declining to hold Senate confirmation hearings on Garland, saying the next president should have that choice. The idea of Garland as the next FBI director was posed by Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee after 

"[McConnell] certainly thinks he will be qualified and he certainly thinks he would be somebody that he could support," a former McConnell aide said of Merrick Garland. (Graeme Jennings/Examiner). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's former chief …

McConnell Insider Says Majority Leader Would Back Garland for FBI Director

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-NV) former chief of staff, Josh Holmes, said on Sunday he believes his former boss would support the nomination of federal judge Merrick Garland as FBI director. BREAKING NEWS: @HolmesJosh:

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Mitch McConnellSenate majority leader thinks Garland for FBI 'fantastic,' says former aide Warren rips Trump in commencement speech: No one is above the law Deputy attorney general to brief Senate next week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is behind the idea of Judge Merrick Garland, whose Supreme Court nomination McConnell squashed, becoming the next FBI director, a former adviser to the Kentucky senator said Sunday. “I think the senate majority

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who last year blocked any attempt to seat Appellate Judge Merrick Garland on the U.S. Supreme Court, thinks the jurist would make the perfect choice to head the FBI in the wake of President Donald Trump's firing …


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